WCMAs & Festival
Guidelines & Categories

Congratulations to all 2016 award nominees and winners! 

Submissions for the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards will open in January 2017. Please watch here for details. 

Below are the Guidelines and Categories required for the 2017 BreakOut West Submissions.

Please read and understand all guidelines and category requirements prior to submitting!

Ignoring any requirements or restrictions may result in submission disqualification.



 2016 Artistic Award Categories
 2016 Artistic Award Guidelines


 2016 Industry Award Categories
2016 Industry Award Guidelines


 2016 BreakOut West Festival Guidelines

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